Discount Superstores on Turlock City Council Meeting Agenda 07-27-10

This Council Meeting agenda includes Council discussion about providing direction to City staff regarding Councilmember Ted Howze’s request and the Development Collaborative Advisory Committee’s recommendation that the City Council discuss designating Regional Commercial uses in the upcoming General Plan Update and/or that the City Council discuss changes to the policy decisions regarding discount superstores.

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View the agenda for the Turlock City Council Meeting to be held on July 27, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.
 
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City Council
Meeting Agenda
July 27, 2010 7:00 p.m.
City of Turlock Yosemite Room
156 S. Broadway, Turlock, California
 
1.
A. CALL TO ORDER
B. SALUTE TO THE FLAG
 
2. PROCLAMATIONS, RECOGNITIONS, APPOINTMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS &
PRESENTATIONS
A. Proclamation: “National Night Out 2010” August 3, 2010
B. Proclamation: “Parks & Recreation Month” July 2010
C. Proclamation: Retirement of Charles Barnett, Fleet Maintenance Mechanic, Sr.
SPEAKER CARDS: SPEAKER CARDS: To accommodate those wishing to address the Council and allow for staff follow-up, speaker cards are available for any agendized topic or any other topic delivered under Public Comment. Please fill out and provide the Comment Card to the City Clerk or Police Officer.
 
3.
A. SPECIAL BRIEFINGS
1. HOMELESS ACTION COMMITTEE (Trina Walley)
 
B. STAFF UPDATES
1. Public Safety Facility Update (Pitcock)
2. Annual Street Line Striping Project (Van Guilder)
 
C. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:
This is the time set aside for members of the public to directly address the City Council on any item of interest to the public, before or during the City Council’s consideration of the item, that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. You will be allowed three (3) minutes for your comments. If you wish to speak regarding an item on the agenda, you may be asked to defer your remarks until the Council addresses the matter. No action or discussion may be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda, except that Council may refer the matter to staff or request it be placed on a future agenda.
 
4.
A. MOTION WAIVING READING OF ALL ORDINANCES ON THE AGENDA, EXCEPT BY
TITLE
B. DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND DISQUALIFICATIONS
 
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:
Information concerning the consent items listed hereinbelow has been forwarded to each Councilmember prior to this meeting for study. Unless the Mayor, a Councilmember or member of the audience has questions concerning the Consent Calendar, the items are approved at one time by the Council. The action taken by the Council in approving the consent items is set forth in the explanation of the individual items.
A. Resolution: Accepting Demands of 06/24/10 in the amount of $1,181,116.06; Demands
of 06/28/10 in the amount of $3,823.12; Demands of 06/29/10 in the amount of
$655,964.59; Demands of 06/30/10 in the amount of $275,603.20
B. Motion: Accepting Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 13, 2010; Minutes of Special
Meeting of July 13, 2010
C. Motion: Accepting notification of Contract Change Order No. 1 (Final) in the amount of
$1,398.94 (Fund 134) for City Project No. 10-28, “Tully Road Rehabilitation,” bringing the
contract total to $81,694.50
Motion: Accepting improvements for City Project No. 10-28, “Tully Road Rehabilitation,”
and authorizing the City Engineer to file a Notice of Completion
D. Motion: Accepting notification of Contract Change Order No. 1 for a credit of $12,095.50
(Fund 133) for City Project No. 0869, “Canal Drive Reconstruction and Resurfacing,”
bringing the contract total to $2,000,703
E. Motion: Accepting improvements for City Project No. 10-19, “Demolition of Buildings on
W. Olive Avenue and N. Broadway,” and authorizing the City Engineer to file a Notice of
Completion
F. Motion: Approving an annual retainer agreement for FY2010/2011 in an amount not to
exceed $100,000 with DeLaMare-Fultz Engineering and Surveying of Modesto,
California, for City Project No. 10-40, “Request for Proposals: Retainer for Engineering
and Surveying Services”
Motion: Approving an annual retainer agreement for FY 2010/2011 in an amount not to
exceed $100,000 with Fremming Parson & Pecchenino of Merced, California, for City
Project No. 10-40, “Request for Proposals: Retainer for Engineering and Surveying
Services”
Motion: Approving an annual retainer agreement for FY 2010/2011 in an amount not to
exceed $100,000 with North Star Engineering Group, Inc. of Modesto, California, for City
Project No. 10-40, “Request for Proposals: Retainer for Engineering and Surveying
Services”
G. Motion: Awarding bid and approving an agreement in the amount of $242,180 (Fund
134) with George Reed, Inc. of Modesto, California, for City Project No. 0949, “Prop 1B
Overlays Fiscal Year 2009-10, High Street”
H. Resolution: Establishing an ADA Policy and Complaint Procedure providing for prompt
and equitable resolution of complaints alleging any action prohibited by Title I and Title II
of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and appointing an ADA Coordinator
I. Resolution: Directing the City Manager to sign all documents, assurances and
statements in regard to any and all Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal
Transit Administration (FTA) projects for the federal fiscal year 2010/2011
J. Motion: Approving a twenty-four month interdepartmental building maintenance
agreement through June 30, 2012, with specified scope of work, with City of Turlock
Municipal Services Department for building maintenance for the Housing Program
Services offices, in an amount not to exceed $24,000 for the contract period
K. Motion: Approving a Service Agreement with Joe Gomes & Sons, Inc. for a 24-hour
offsite card lock system for gasoline and diesel fuel services, for a period of twelve (12)
months, in an annual amount not to exceed $370,000
L. Motion: Appropriating unspent funds in the amount of $17,617 from FY 2009-10 to
FY 2010-11, located in Fund 141 “Water Enterprise” (Account 141/761-07-41 “CCUs for
Itron AMR”), for the purchase of two spare Itron Cell Control Units (CCUs) for the
Automatic Water Meter Reading System
M. Motion: Approving an agreement with Siemens Water Technologies Corporation-
Municipal Services Group, in the amount of $68,900, to acid wash the Emergency
Chlorine Vapor Scrubber System at the Regional Water Quality Control Facility
(RWQCF)
N. Resolution: Appropriating $1,466 to account number 309/498-06-24 “Recreation
Donation Expenses,” $1,277 to 309/498-06-25 “Adult/Youth Sports Donation Expenses,”
$1,345 to 309/498-06-26 “Adult/Youth Aquatics Donation Expenses,” and $274 to
309/498-06-35 “Art Scholarship Expenses” for fiscal year 2009/2010 to be funded from
donations received for various recreation activities
O. Resolution: Authorizing the submittal of an application, acceptance of an allocation of
funds, execution of a grant agreement, and appropriation of funds for the Federal FY
2009-10 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) funds from the United
States Department of Justice, Office of Criminal Justice Program, in the amount of
$50,322
P. Motion: Approving a Side Letter for Turlock Firefighters Local #2434 temporarily
amending the existing service requirement for the job classification of Fire Engineer
Q. 1. Motion: Approving an amendment to Contract 10-763 to include a 24-month service
agreement with Champion Industrial Contractors, Inc. for the monthly maintenance of
the Liebert air conditioning unit and associated VaPure water treatment system in the
City Hall IT Server Room in an amount not to exceed $5,250 to be shared among
various City department based on the relative benefit they receive from the equipment
contained in the IT server room
2. Resolution: Appropriating $2,250 to Fund 123/405-02-29 “A/C Server Room – PM” to
repair water damage in the IT Server Room and fund a service agreement with
Champion Industrial Contractors, Inc., to be reimbursed on a proportional basis by the
City departments that benefit from the equipment in the IT server room
R. Motion: Authorizing use of temporary employees to support the IT Department, from
monies budgeted in the FY 2010-11 budget in Fund 123/405-01-96 “Part time,” in an
amount not to exceed $10,000
S. Resolution: Accepting a donation from DirectNu Energy of a hybrid wind-solar streetlight
to be installed at Rotary International Park
 
6. FINAL READINGS: None
 
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Request for approval establishing a lien for payment for the abatement of certain weeds,
obnoxious growth and other debris on property and abandoned vehicles that are a
nuisance to the public. (Boyd)
 
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Assessing properties for abatement costs and establishing a lien for
payment
 
8. SCHEDULED MATTERS:
A. Request to consider the Conditional Use Permit Amendment 2008-06 application fee
reimbursement (Vintage Lounge). (Whitmore)
 
Recommended Action:
Motion: Considering a request to reimburse the application fee for the Conditional Use
Permit Amendment 2008-06 (Vintage Lounge)
 
B. Request to provide direction to staff regarding the request that the City Council discuss
designating Regional Commercial uses in the upcoming General Plan Update and/or
that the City Council discuss changes to the policy decisions regarding discount
superstores. (Whitmore)
Recommended Action:
Discussion Item Only: Providing direction to staff regarding Councilmember Ted
Howze’s request and the Development Collaborative Advisory Committee’s
recommendation that the City Council discuss designating Regional Commercial uses in
the upcoming General Plan Update and/or that the City Council discuss changes to the
policy decisions regarding discount superstores
 
C. Request to accept donations for Recreation Swim Programs at Turlock High School Pool
and Pitman High School Pool and to appropriate the necessary funds to cover staffing
costs for the 2010 summer swim season. (Van Guilder)
 
Recommended Action:
Motion: Accepting donations as listed in Exhibit A, in the amount of $8,425 for
Recreation Swim at the Turlock High School Pool and $6,100 for Recreation Swim at the
Pitman High School Pool, and accepting donations of funds (City Council agreed to
defer the cost of their health benefits) in the amount of $71,550 to the Recreation Swim
Program
 
Resolution: Appropriating $14,525 to FY 2010/11 Account Number 110/459-01-12 “High
School and Columbia Recreation Swim Programs” from Fund 309 “Recreation Division
Grants & Donations-Youth & Adult Aquatic Program” reserve balance, funded by
community donations received for recreation swim at the Turlock and Pitman High
School pools to cover staffing costs for the summer of 2010, and appropriating City
Council donation of $71,550 from FY 2010/11 Account Number 110/401-992-110
“Transfer to Rec Swim from City Council Budget” to 110/459-01-12 and 110/459-01-03
“Columbia and High School Recreation Swim,” to cover staffing costs for the Recreation
Swim program
 
9. COUNCIL ITEMS FOR FUTURE CONSIDERATION
 
10. COUNCIL COMMENTS
Councilmembers may provide a brief report on notable topics of interest. The Brown Act does not allow discussion or
action by the legislative body.
 
11. CLOSED SESSION
 
12. ADJOURNMENT
 

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